Come.

.. an s-note from my Wine to Water substack. I’ve really had a hard time focusing these past couple of days. You know why.. It feels like I need confession, a purge. Here’s where I am mentally, spiritually, physically: -I cannot write. -I’m having difficulty praying, sitting still, focusing. -All the prep I did for Nano evaporated,…

Caveat City*

Delivery of the Keys, Perugino Entering the fray - August 9, 2020 update I try again, this time, publicly putting my cowardly writing neck out there through @thedivinemirror. I've no clue who will follow along - I can't say I would, there's hardly any structure to what I'm proposing as a writing group - but…

Holy Books surround me ..

The Annunciation, Carracci.. I only need to measure the stack of books around me to know when my prayer life is unanchored. Currently surrounding my laptop this moment.. .. with author & section noted: Humility of Heart by Fr. cajetan Mary da Bergamo; #69: "The true reason for which God bestows so many graces upon…

Hello, again – a first snapshot micropost

snapshot from a church in Montreuil.. Nothing like working off 2 hours of sleep & non-stop brew of coffee to get over a writer's block.. I'm going to go ahead and take today & just purge whatever hesitation, unlock whatever noticings I have today. Hopefully, it won't be too reactive - I still have enough…

Take possession of me, Lord..

Holy Trinity by Pierre Mignard. ..Eternal Father, that I may die and go to heaven.. It's 10p.. I will hurry. Just some thoughts.. On Writing Catholic-y stuff.. So many times, I'm always conflicted with whether or not I should be writing.. at all, about anything, whatever. What's the point? I already have had several notebooks,…

No Time.. but to Pray

Well, today is better than most.. it's early and I'm winding down with reading, then recollective prayer. Twitter is still measured for me, I am cultivating a distaste for it simply by spending more time on holy things that require my focused attention for longer periods of time. Today, though, I thought about how much…